Subject: Re: NOTICE: serious fsirand(8) bug
To: Brian Hechinger <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/09/1997 10:30:51
On Wed, 9 Jul 1997 13:31:46 -0400 (EDT)
email@example.com (Brian Hechinger ) wrote:
> > fsirand(8) is a program that randomizes the inode generation numbers on
> > ffs file systems.
> and what exactly is the benefit of doing this??
To reduce the possibility of guessing a file generation number for purposes
of spoofing an NFS file handle.
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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